26 Jul '11, 7am

Idaho Proposes Trapping and No-Quota Wolf Hunting | Care2 Causes

Idaho Proposes Trapping and No-Quota Wolf Hunting | Care2 Causes

This month, Idaho Fish and Game announced its proposal for wolf hunting season this August through March that will be decided on at a meeting this July 27-28 in Salmon. The proposal does not include a limit on how many wolves can be killed in four of the five hunting zones, including the Panhandle, Lolo, Selway and the Middle Fork. The state is also allowing trapping from December to mid-February to its wolf-killing methods this year. The department has not set a target for the number of wolves that can be killed, stating only that they will leave 150 wolves, or 15 breeding pairs, at which point they could lose control of their ability to manage wolf populations at the state level, according to the AP . There are an estimated 1,000 wolves in the state, not counting this years pups, who will be vulnerable to being killed, or left abandoned to starve. Hunters can use electro...

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New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 5am

On Thursday, New Mexico’s Game Commission voted unanimously on the Department of Game and Fish’s proposal to lift a ban on...

Fishermen Caught Hunting Sharks in Galapagos National Park | Care2 Causes

Fishermen Caught Hunting Sharks in Galapagos Na...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 5am

Just days ago, authorities apprehended 30 fishermen that were spotted hunting sharks well within the boundaries of Galapag...